The application period for the CPO 2020-21 by the SSC has ended. Paper I of the SSC CPO examination was held from Nov. 23rd to Nov. 26th, 2020, and paper II was postponed. Candidates must read this article to learn about the detailed SSC CPO syllabus for SI in the Delhi Police and the CAPF of India.
The SSC CPO Syllabus was announced by the Commission in a notification that is available on the website. Paper I of the exam is divided into 4 sections. In these parts, you need to answer objective questions. Here, the SSC CPO syllabus for Paper 1 is given below.
The questions in this section will be both verbal and nonverbal. To attempt 50 objective questions on General Intelligence & Reasoning, you must study a variety of verbal and nonverbal topics. Here is the whole General Intelligence & Reasoning course.
This part would put the candidate’s general awareness to the test. To be able to answer the objective questions on this exam, you must prepare a variety of essential topics. This part will have a max. 50 questions carrying 50 marks. Therefore, improve your general knowledge of the following topics.
There will be objective questions in the third portion of Paper I to judge the candidate’s ability in terms of number awareness. To complete the 50 MCQs in this section, you must practice various forms of such problems. The following are the topics to which you should refer when studying for this exam.
You must answer objective questions about the English Language in the last part of this CBT exam. Furthermore, these questions will put your basic comprehension and writing skills to the test. By practicing the following topics, you should be able to get a good grade out of 50 points in this part.
Only objective-type questions will be asked on this exam. This test will consist of 200 MCQs worth a total of 200 points. To be included in the final merit list, you must get the cut-off marks on this exam. To do well on this exam, all you have to do is brush up your English language and comprehension. The complete syllabus for SSC CPO Paper 2 can be seen here.
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Just as SSC CPO syllabus, knowledge of exam pattern is also important. Paper I, Physical Test (PST & PET), Paper-II, and a Medical Test are the 4 steps of the SSC CPO 2021 selection process. For each answer which is wrong, a negative marking of 0.25 will be given in both Paper 1 & 2. The complete exam pattern for SSC CPO Paper 1 & 2 may be found in the chart below.
No of Questions
|Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||2 Hours|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||50||50|
|General Knowledge & Awareness||50||50|
|English Comprehension||200||200||2 Hours|
Candidates must pass the Physical Test after clearing Paper 1. A Medical Exam of the candidates are done after they qualify Paper 2. Post Medical Tests process of Document Verification takes place. After clearing all the above steps, candidates need to clear seven obstacle events as a part of their training. These seven events are as follows:
Every candidate who passes the Paper-I exam is required to take this test. As given in the chart below, such qualified candidates will be invited to take a PST to determine their eligibility.
|Male applicants, with the exception of those named in S. Nos. (ii) and (iii) (iii)||170||80||85|
|Male candidates from the Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh hill regions, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States, and Sikkim are eligible to apply||165||80||85|
|Female candidates, with the exception of those mentioned at S No (v) and (vi)||157||–||–|
|Female candidates from the Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh hill regions, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States, and Sikkim are eligible to apply.||155||–||–|
Aspirants studying for the SSC CPO Exam should have all of the necessary books so that they may refer to good study material. To make the search easier, a list of the recent books that cover the SSC CPO syllabus is given below:
Books for General Knowledge
Best books for General Reasoning
Books for preparation of English Comprehension
Best books for Quantitative Aptitude
Roughly 8 lakh people apply for the SSC CPO exam each year. As a result, the competition is fierce due to the enormous number of candidates. To study well for the SSC CPO exam, a candidate must excel in the subjects covered in both Paper 1 & 2 of the exam. To pass this exam’s physical and medical tests, you’ll need to get some physical training.
Students preparing for the SSC CPO exam should follow the tips listed below to gain higher marks and do better than expected in terms of passing the exam:
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A1. Candidates must complete 1600m in 6 minutes and 30 seconds for males. To achieve so within this time frame, it is important to practice. To maintain your physical and mental fitness, keep focused and get enough sleep.
A2. No, no marks will be awarded for PST/PET. The candidates just need to clear the benchmark set by the commission.
A3. Yes, there is a negative marking system in the SSC CPO exam. 0.25 points will be deducted from the overall score for each incorrect answer.
A4. The selection process is divided into four stages. For the selection a candidate must pass all four stages of the exam. These stages are: Paper 1, Physical Examination, Paper 2, and Medical Examination.
A5. SSC CPO Syllabus is available on the official website of SSC.